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The 2012 U.S. Presidential election shaped into a race between the incumbent, President Barack Obama, and the Republican challenger, former-governor Mitt Romney. Perhaps more than anything, the election season focused on U.S. jobs and the economy as a whole. Both candidates laid out their plans.
Americans re-elected President Barack Obama on November 6, 2012.
The articles and videos below are intended to present a neutral view of the news surrounding each candidate's respective campaign, and a balanced dose of political opinion. Scroll deeper down the page to watch the 2012 debates in full or to interact with TheStreet's political reporter, Joe Deaux, via Twitter.
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said he expects the employer mandate to go, but this shouldn't be a surprise as a lack of Democratic and Republican support for it can be traced as far back as Bill Clinton's health care plan.
Federal Reserve Chairwoman delivers her first Senate Banking Committee testimony on Thursday, and she can expect questioning about the Fed's attention to community banks and expanded role in preventing too big to fail.